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September 22, 2016 |

Press Release

Americans for Responsible Solutions Endorses Tom Suozzi for Congress

Glen Cove, NY: Today, Americans for Responsible Solutions, endorsed Tom Suozzi for Congress. The organization was founded by former Congresswoman Gabby Gifford and, her husband, U.S. Navy captain and astronaut Mark Kelly to “encourage elected officials to stand up for solutions to prevent gun violence and protect responsible gun ownership.”... | more

September 20, 2016 |

Press Release

Tom Suozzi Campaigns Across Suffolk County

Glen Cove, NY – This weekend, Tom Suozzi campaigned across Suffolk county. On Saturday, Suozzi helped mark the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at 9/11 Responders Remembered Park in Nesconset, where the first responders that have passed in the last year were honored and their names added to a wall commemorating the victims of the attack. Also on Saturday, Suozzi... | more

September 14, 2016 |
Statement from Mike Florio on the Decision of the United States Court of Appeals for the 2nd Circuit to keep the General Election for New York’s Third Congressional District on November 8, 2016 "Hopefully, Jack Martins is done wasting everyone's time and money with his endless court battles and we can finally focus on issues that matter... | more
September 9, 2016 |

SUOZZI CAMP: THIS CAMPAIGN IS ABOUT PEOPLE AND ISSUES, NOT LEGAL BATTLES
Suozzi campaign withdraws Fix Washington petitions to focus instead on issue-oriented town halls

(Nassau County, NY) - After spending over $50,000 in legal bills and thousands of volunteer hours, today the Suozzi for Congress campaign withdrew their Fix Washington petitions and will refocus their efforts on issue-oriented town hall meetings and engaging... | more

September 8, 2016 | Newsday

Pidot: 3rd CD legal fight could create national showdown
September 8, 2016 By Michael Gormley michael.gormley@newsday.com

ALBANY — A lengthy legal battle to move the general election for the 3rd Congressional District to December could set up a national showdown in which the race would determine which party controls the House of Representatives, warned one of the Republican... | more

September 6, 2016 |

MARTINS ADMITS TO BEING JUST ANOTHER PANDERING POLITICIAN

Glen Cove, NY - In an unguarded, but revealing moment, Republican candidate for congress, Jack Martins admitted that he's willing to say whatever he needs to win votes. In a conversation with Rita Ciolli, Editor of the Newsday Editorial Board, Martins said that a Republican Primary "forces" him to take certain positions.

“This is a classic example of a politician talking... | more

August 29, 2016 | The Island Now

Our Views: Don’t reward Martins’ tactics
Posted: Thursday, August 25, 2016 10:37 am

If chutzpah and hypocrisy were an Olympic event, Jack Martins’ request to delay the general election for the 3rd Congressional District until Dec. 6 would be a safe bet to win gold.

Martins asked a federal court judge for the delay last week after another federal judge ruled that Martins had to face Glen Cove Republican Philip Pidot in a... | more

August 25, 2016 | NY1

NY1 VIDEO: Candidate for Congress Tom Suozzi joined Josh Robin to discuss his run for the 3rd Congressional district seat, which includes parts of eastern Queens, as well as parts of Nassau County and Suffolk County on Long Island. He also shared his thoughts on Donald Trump and told us where he agrees and disagrees with Mayor Bill de Blasio.

Link to Video:... | more

August 24, 2016 | Newsday

Judge Rejects GOP Fraud Claims for Suozzi Ballot Petitions
August 24, 2016 By Rick Brand

State Supreme Court Justice James McCormack has dismissed Republican claims that Democratic congressional candidate Tom Suozzi’s “Fix Washington” ballot petitions were permeated with fraud.

The ruling, which came late Tuesday, is a major setback for backers of State Sen, Jack Martins (R-Old Wstbury), who persists in challenging... | more

August 22, 2016 | Newsday

Jack Martins, of Old Westbury, running for Senate in the 7th District, votes on Election Day at The Wheatley School in Old Westbury on Tuesday, Nov. 4, 2014. (Credit: Steve Pfost)
State Sen. Jack Martins’ attempts to knock fellow Republican Philip Pidot off the primary ballot in the race for the 3rd Congressional District caused months of delays and expense for Pidot, and Martins’ reasons turned out to be unfounded. In the end, a court... | more